The table below looks at the statistics for SOA skills in IT contracts advertised for the Middlesex region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited SOA over the 3 months to 2 May 2016 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

Note that daily contractor rates and hourly contractor rates are treated separately. When calculating average contractor rates, daily rates are not derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

3 months to
2 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Service-Oriented Architecture (SOA)
Rank 23 - -
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Contract jobs citing SOA 3 0 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Middlesex 1.79% - -
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 2.10% - -
Number of daily rates quoted 2 0 0
Median daily rate £575 - -
UK excluding London median daily rate £470 £431 £410
% change year-on-year
+9.12% +5.04%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £47.50 £38.43 £46.00
% change year-on-year
+23.61% -16.46%
SOA
South East

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Processes & Methodologies category in contract jobs advertised in the Middlesex region.

Processes & Methodologies Category
Middlesex
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
143 117 207
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Middlesex 85.12% 71.78% 81.18%
Number of daily rates quoted 116 68 129
Median daily rate £400 £387 £440
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.35% -12.04%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £308 £275 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £528 £500 £525
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £388 £375
% change year-on-year
+3.22% +3.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 2 20
Median hourly rate £48.50 £45.00 £42.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+7.77% +5.88%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £36.00 £30.50 £31.50
% change year-on-year
+18.03% -3.17%

SOA
Jobs Demand Trend in Middlesex

The demand trend of contract jobs across the Middlesex region citing SOA as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in the Processes & Methodologies category.

SOA Jobs Demand Trend in Middlesex

SOA
Daily Rate Trend in Middlesex

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing SOA across the Middlesex region.

SOA Daily Rate Trend in Middlesex

SOA
Hourly Rate Trend in Middlesex

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing SOA across the Middlesex region.

SOA Hourly Rate Trend in Middlesex

SOA
Top 20 Related IT Skills in Middlesex

For the 6 months to 2 May 2016, IT contractor jobs citing SOA also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the Middlesex region with a requirement for SOA.

1 4 (57.14%) C
1 4 (57.14%) C++
1 4 (57.14%) SQL
1 4 (57.14%) Embedded C
1 4 (57.14%) Embedded C++
1 4 (57.14%) Scrum
1 4 (57.14%) Agile Software Development
1 4 (57.14%) Software Engineering
1 4 (57.14%) Git (software)
1 4 (57.14%) Software Architecture
2 1 (14.29%) Salesforce.com
2 1 (14.29%) E-Commerce
2 1 (14.29%) Adobe
2 1 (14.29%) Enterprise Architecture
2 1 (14.29%) Marketing
2 1 (14.29%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 1 (14.29%) Continuous Improvement
2 1 (14.29%) Legal
2 1 (14.29%) ISMS
2 1 (14.29%) FMCG

SOA
Top Related IT Skills in Middlesex by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Development Applications
1 4 (57.14%) Git (software)
General
1 1 (14.29%) Legal
1 1 (14.29%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 4 (57.14%) C Software Engineer
1 4 (57.14%) C/C++ Embedded Software Engineer
1 4 (57.14%) C/C++ Software Engineer
1 4 (57.14%) C++ Software Engineer
1 4 (57.14%) Embedded C Engineer
1 4 (57.14%) Embedded C Software Engineer
1 4 (57.14%) Embedded C/C++ Engineer
1 4 (57.14%) Embedded C/C++ Software Engineer
1 4 (57.14%) Embedded C++ Engineer
1 4 (57.14%) Embedded C++ Software Engineer
1 4 (57.14%) Embedded Engineer
1 4 (57.14%) Embedded Software Engineer
1 4 (57.14%) Software Engineer
2 2 (28.57%) Architect
3 1 (14.29%) Digital Architect
3 1 (14.29%) Integration Architect
3 1 (14.29%) Senior Architect
3 1 (14.29%) Senior Digital Architect
3 1 (14.29%) Senior Solutions Architect
3 1 (14.29%) Solutions Architect
Miscellaneous
1 1 (14.29%) FMCG
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (57.14%) Agile Software Development
1 4 (57.14%) Scrum
1 4 (57.14%) Software Architecture
1 4 (57.14%) Software Engineering
2 1 (14.29%) Continuous Improvement
2 1 (14.29%) E-Commerce
2 1 (14.29%) Enterprise Architecture
2 1 (14.29%) ISMS
Programming Languages
1 4 (57.14%) C
1 4 (57.14%) C++
1 4 (57.14%) Embedded C
1 4 (57.14%) Embedded C++
1 4 (57.14%) SQL
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (14.29%) ISO/IEC 27001
Vendors
1 1 (14.29%) Adobe
1 1 (14.29%) Salesforce.com